The BEST Episodes of Flip or Flop
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021
Tarek is a self-proclaimed real estate genius with determination and drive. Christina is Tarek's picture-perfect wife, who Tarek's friends still can't believe he landed. In each episode of "Flip or Flop", Tarek and Christina flip a new property. From the nail-biting purchase at auction, to the frustrating renovations and maddening showings, to the giddy acceptance of an offer, we'll follow along as these two relatively novice flippers try their hand at the toughest game in town. From purchase to resale, weaving their personal lives within the story of the flip. From paying cash, sight unseen, for a property at auction, through the hapless remodeling process, to the frantic sale, this young couple is putting everything they have into this venture. (Source: HGTV)
#1 - Midcentury Money Pit
Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 5, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Fullerton, CA, right across the street from Tarek's first flip. Before renovating, they have to deal with crumbling concrete, and they need to figure out the market for the house. A lot has changed since Tarek's first flip, and changes bring new challenges.
#2 - It's a Dump
Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 12, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Lakewood, CA, near one of their previous flips. They hope to repeat their past success, but modernizing an old house comes with a high price tag. A good flip will set the bar for the neighborhood, and a bad flip will leave them with minimal profits.
#3 - Money Mirage
Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 19, 2019
Tarek and Christina take a gamble on a tri-level house in Irvine, CA, buying it sight unseen. The neighborhood is hot, but the house needs a lot of work. After opening up the tiny kitchen and updating the master bedroom, there's still a lot to do with a shrinking budget.
#4 - Cliff Makeover
Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 3, 2019
Tarek and Christina take on a house in Anaheim, CA, designed by architect Cliff May. Having flipped a Cliff May house before, they're prepared to spend big for a midcentury makeover. But bad news from the city inspector and unexpected big-ticket expenses threaten to dig into their profits.
#5 - Turf Wars
Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 10, 2019
Tarek and Christina team up with their friend Pete De Best on a house in Yorba Linda, CA. They've flipped houses with Pete and have had success, but he's a major penny pincher, and they must convince him that you have to spend money to make money.
#6 - Hoarding Potential
Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 17, 2019
Tarek's friend, Robert, wants to get into flipping and they buy a home sight unseen in Lakewood, CA. When they discover it's a major hoarder house filled to the brim with junk, Robert worries they made a mistake.
#7 - Buyer's Remorse
Season 9 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 24, 2019
Tarek and Christina get a smoking deal on a Yorba Linda, CA, home with a closed-off floor plan. They spend big money to remove a fireplace and open up the space, but when Tarek goes behind Christina's back and changes a tile design, she tackles the new fireplace herself.
#8 - Small House, Big Problems
Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 7, 2019
Tarek and contractor Izzy Battres take on a small house in Fullerton, CA. The seemingly easy flip becomes difficult when removing a wall creates a nightmare with the city and an unpermitted laundry room must be moved inside.
#9 - Big House, Big Budget
Season 9 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 14, 2019
Tarek and Christina take a risk on a huge home in pricey Anaheim Hills, CA, in hopes of making more money after sharing the profits. From water damage and invasive tree roots to a $30,000 roof, they're forced to break the bank on the massive project.
#10 - Million-dollar Cookie Cutter
Season 9 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 21, 2019
Tarek tackles a cookie-cutter home in Newport Beach, CA, where everything looks exactly the same. He creates a plan with contractor Jeff Lawrence, but when a comp for $1.4 million hits the market, Tarek goes all out to take his flip to the next level.
#11 - Treasure Hunt
Season 9 - Episode 17 - Aired Dec 5, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Fullerton, CA, with a fantastic view. When strange additions and design challenges collide, however, this quick flip turns out to be harder than anticipated.
#12 - Alarming Flip
Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 29, 2019
Tarek and Christina return to the street of a previous flip in Cypress, Calif; when they can't agree on a design for the kitchen, they decide to settle matters with a quick game of hoops.
#13 - Fish Out of Water
Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 8, 2019
Tarek and Christina take on a flip in West Covina, CA, which is a new area for them. They have to expand into new cities in order to grow their business, but the distance and their uncertainty of what buyers expect in the area lead to disagreements on the scope and design of the house.
#14 - Bankrupt Flip
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 22, 2019
Tarek and Christina find a good deal in a familiar neighborhood in Anaheim, CA. They need to act fast if they want to lock it in, but they have to make an offer without seeing the inside.
#15 - Unpermitted Flip
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 1, 2019
Tarek and Christina flip a home in Rowland Heights, CA, that's jam-packed with issues. There's a large pool in a small backyard, and unexpected additions create problems they've never seen before. As their budgets grow and profits shrink, Tarek and Christina need to figure out creative ways to get top dollar on this project.
#16 - Flea Bag Flip
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 15, 2019
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in Rowland Height, CA. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house should be a quick flip but once they open the door they see this is a bigger project then they anticipated. Can they turn this run down house into a profit or will this flea bag flip be a flop?
#17 - Covered Costs
Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 10, 2020
Tarek and Christina take a risk on an unseen house in Orange, California, but they soon discover it's been vandalized and the owners covered a gross pool in the backyard. As more issues pop up, Tarek and Christina worry they won't recoup their costs.
#18 - Stiff Competition
Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 5, 2020
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in an upscale neighborhood of North Tustin, CA. When they show up to view the house, however, they face competition from other investors. They must act quickly to flip the home before losing out in the hot market.
#19 - Go Big or Go Home
Season 10 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 7, 2021
Tarek and Christina take on one of their biggest projects to date in Anaheim Hills, California, but modernizing this 90's mansion will cost them a fortune. If they don't get the design just right, it could jeopardize the profit and their big investment.
#20 - Better Be Quick
Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 22, 2020
Tarek and Christina take out an expensive loan to flip a house.
#21 - Cut And Run
Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 12, 2020
Tarek and Christina tackle a home with torn-up drywall and missing siding.
#22 - Tilted Flop
Season 10 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 17, 2020
A flip in Mission Viejo, California, looks promising until Tarek and Christina discover cracks and uneven floors -- this house is slipping off the hillside! After receiving a hefty quote for the fix, they realize this home may put them over the edge.
#23 - Hot Market, Fast Flip
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 16, 2017
Tarek and Christina get a smoking deal on a house in an up-and-coming neighborhood of Garden Grove, CA. With not too much work to be done, this house should be quick flip for them. Can they keep this flip on schedule or will unpredictable problems douse this hot market flip?
#24 - Busy Flip
Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 29, 2020
Between busy schedules, Tarek and Christina find time to check out a home in La Mirada, California, when a good deal pops up. What looks to be a quick flip turns out to be more difficult when problems arise as they try to modernize the layout.
#25 - New Normal in Arcadia
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 5, 2018
Tarek and Christina flip a large home in the unfamiliar neighborhood of Arcadia, CA, but their differing opinions threaten their profit margin in an area with a high market standard.